Hyman Family History

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Hyman Name Meaning

Jewish (American): Americanized variant of Heiman. English: variant of Hayman. Americanized spelling of Heimann.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Heyman, Hayman, Hymon, Homan, Nyman, Lyman, Whyman, Ryman, Osman

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Hyman Family Origin

Where is the Hyman family from?

Hyman Family Occupations

What did your Hyman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Tailor, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hyman. A less common occupation for the Hyman family was Glazier. The most common Hyman occupation in the UK was Tailor. 14% of Hyman's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Glazier


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hyman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hyman Historical Records

What Hyman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 81,000 census records available for the last name Hyman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Hyman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Hyman. For the veterans among your Hyman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hyman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hyman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hyman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hyman in 1942 was 20, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hyman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hyman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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